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Ambassador Godfrey Cooray meets Managing Director of Norwegian lobster farm

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Ambassador Godfrey Cooray met the Managing Director of Norwegian lobster farm, Asbjøn Drenstig, a leading businessman in lobster farming in Norway.

Drenstig was also involved in the Sri Lanka-Norway business matchmaking programme as an Advance Partner with the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and had done a case study on “Evaluation of Norwegian Business-related Assistance”

Ambassador Cooray discussed with Drenstig the potential and importance of enhancing fisheries sector cooperation in Sri Lanka including aquaculture while getting Norwegian expertise. As the former chairman of NARA, he shared his experiences with Drenstig on implementing several aquaculture and fisheries projects with several counterparts in the world. Drenstig expressed his interest in implementing a large prawn farm where Sri Lanka has a huge potentially in Chilaw, Puttalam, Negombo and Udappu.

The ambassador highlighted his initiative on establishing the Business Forum of the official website of the embassy and suggested to Drenstig to submit a feasibility report with a solid plan to start a business in Sri Lanka. Further, the ambassador promised to extend his fullest corporation and assistance with regard to his new investment giving the assurance from Board of Investment (BOI) and other legal bodies.

Drenstig expressed his sincere appreciation to the ambassador and invited for a field visit to his Norwegian lobster farm in Stavenger, Norway.

The Second Secretary Samanmali Atalugama, Business Development Officer Rosie Jones and Personal Assistant to the ambassador Chintha Fernando attend the meeting.

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Sandas Aura offers ‘cosmic energy’ treatment for ailments

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Sandas Aura and Natural Healing centres in Battaramulla, Kurunegala and Gampaha offer the opportunity to experience the healing properties of this energy.

This programme is run by astrologer, Reiki master and spiritual treatment advisor K. A. U. Sarathchandra.

“Since the trinity of the mind, the spirit and the body are treated through universal cosmic energy treatment, not only physical diseases but also psychological and spiritual ailments too can be cured through this. This is a unique feature not found in other treatments,” he says.

“There are many universal cosmic energy based treatments in the world such as Reiki, Pranic, Cosmic, Anglican and Jore. Majority of the illnesses we get including non-communicable diseases, and the resultant suffering, can be cured through universal cosmic energy. You can get your your aura checked through the latest 3D aura machine and obtain universal cosmic energy treatments at the centre”, he says.

“Through Reiki treatment, not only can the curing of disease and suffering be alleviated but physical regeneration, reinvigoration and reimmunization can be developed. Through the immunity that results, the contracting of communicable diseases and viral diseases can be prevented”, Sarathchandra says.

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Dwaraka vegetarian spot opens in Mount Lavinia

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Dwaraka, a pure vegetarian spot for authentic North and South Indian flavors opened their second restaurant at No.10, Old Quarry Road, Mount Lavinia recently. The fully air conditioned restaurant has a spacious dining area that comfortably accommodates 100 diners with all modern facilities. In a move to be truly Indian in what is prepared, Dwaraka employs a set of chefs brought from India specialized in South Indian and North Indian cuisines. It offers more than a fine dining experience for a family with convenience and comforts .The location is ideal for spending more time with family or friends. Dwaraka – Mount Lavinia is open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. The main branch of Dwaraka situated at No 37, Jaya Road, Colombo 04, is open from 7 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Naan, parata, masala, rotty, chettinad cuisine, paneer, dosai, string hoppers ,rice, noodles ,fried rice, kottu, vadai, soup, biriyani, short-eats, salads, raita, starters, fruit juice, lassi, soft drinks, tea, coffee etc. are available at Dwaraka.

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Union Assurance makes way for kids to dream big

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The Union Assurance Sisumaga+ stall was abuzz at the Colombo International Book Fair with kids dreaming big about what they wanted to be when they grow up.  An interactive photo booth had aspiring kids posing as doctors, graduates, pilots, engineers and even YouTubers. The event was a hive of activity with raffle draws, scratch and win competitions and advisors educating parents on the possibilities for securing and protecting their children’s higher education aspirations. 

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